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Research has shown that child-centred, activity-based learning enhances knowledge, understanding, skill development, creativity, and problem solving abilities in children of all ages.

Read in-depth about the latest STEM news and discover some of the inspriation for Smart Moves Play Place.

Posted: December 30th, 2014

President and CEO of The Global Fund for Women discusses the impact of cell phones and internet on the lives of women in developing countries. ...

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Posted: June 18th, 2014

In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move....

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Posted: March 6th, 2014

"Lammily" is a new kind of doll similar to a Barbie but a body structure based on real-life proportions. ...

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Posted: February 10th, 2014

Are parental attitudes towards Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math stifling the innate curiosity of children in these fields? STEM researcher opines...

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Posted: January 25th, 2014

Oonagh Duncan or Fit Feels good offers innovative fitness programs for the whole family. Read this interview and start moving. ...

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Posted: January 20th, 2014

Children are natural scientists. Early childhood science education provides a vocabulary for their innate curiosity and encourages inquiry. ...

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Posted: August 25th, 2013

Read this article to find out why we discourage balloons at Smart Moves Play Place birthday parties. ...

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Posted: August 13th, 2013

Not for nothing is chess known as "the game of kings." No doubt the rulers of empires and kingdoms saw in the game fitting practice for the strategizing an...

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Posted: June 4th, 2013

Meyrisk's "How STEM Education Improves Student Learning" explains how active and experiential learning environments enhance knowledge and skills mastery ...

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